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2 November 2021, 10:00 - 13:20 (GMT+1)

Paolo Gemma
Chairman at ITU-T WP2/5


Dr. Paolo Gemma plays an active role in international standardization activities. Since 1993, he has been engaged in ETSI (European Telecommunication Standard Institute) activities and he also participates in the development of EMC standards.

In 1997, Dr. Gemma joined ITU-T Study Group 5 on Environment, climate change and circular economy as a Rapporteur and he is now the Chairman of Working Party 2 “Environment, climate change and circular economy

In these years He participate at several conference (IEEE Intelec, ITU-T green standard week, Ewaste conference Durban, Huawei energy summit…)  to give speech on different subjects as energy efficiency, data center and energy solution representing ETSI or ITU-T.

In 2002, Paolo Gemma was appointed as the Secretary of the Committee ETSI TC EE and as of 2009 he holds the position of Chairman of the EEPS EE (eco Environmental product standard) working group.

He is also Vice-chairman of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative and the Co-chairman of Focus Group on Environmental Efficiency for Artificial Intelligence and other Emerging Technologies (FG-AI4EE) at ITU.

Paolo Gemma is a senior expert of Huawei Digital Power WEU product Management and representative of Huawei on issues related to energy saving and environmental sustainability.

Paolo Gemma is a graduate in electrical engineering from the University of Genoa.

Agenda Sessions

  • ITU Green and Smart Power Standard Study

  • Panel: Challenges and Opportunities to Deploy Green Energy in Africa